Ascent of Sandwich Mountain on 2012-04-05

Climber: Cheves Walling

Date:Thursday, April 5, 2012
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Sandwich Mountain
    Location:USA-New Hampshire
    Elevation:3960 ft / 1207 m

Ascent Trip Report

Partly cloudy day. Temp in 30's. Up the Sandwich Mtn Trail- 1/2 hour on it became packed snow and icy for majority of trip remainder-same on descent - micro spikes useful. Ascended Noone Peak after 1.25 hours and Jennings Peak at 2 hour mark and summited Sandwich Dome 2.75 hours from start. Good hike/ lunch and views. Back down Sandwich Mtn Tr to Drakes Brook Trail to parking- 2.5 hours
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2660 ft / 810 m
    Total Elevation Loss:100 ft / 30 m
    Quality:6 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Snow on Ground
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Ski Poles
    Weather:Cool, Windy, Partly Cloudy
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2660 ft / 810 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2560 ft / 781 m; Extra: 100 ft / 30m
    Loss on way in:100 ft / 30 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 6.9 km
    Route:Sandwich Mtn Trail
    Start Trailhead:Route 49 Trailhead  1400 ft / 426 m
Descent Statistics
    Route:Sandwich Mtn Trail-Drakes Brook Tr
Ascent Part of Trip: Sandwich

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Noon Peak2012-04-05 
2Jennings Peak2012-04-05 
3Sandwich Mountain2012-04-052660 ft / 811 m
Total Trip Gain: 2660 ft / 811 m    Total Trip Loss: 100 ft / 30 m

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